Speciality Beers

Surprising speciality beers from Edinburgh

As a genuine independent brewer, Alechemy Brewing has the luxury of being able to create experimental beers on a whim. We are always producing small quantities of seasonal, occasional and speciality beers that will both intrigue and delight beer drinkers who are looking for something a little bit different. In the past we have produced dark imperial stouts, high ABV pale ales, fruity saison beers, red Belgian ales, whiskey cask conditioned ales and more. We are even open to suggestions regarding what to try next, so why not give us a call today on 01506 413634 for a chat?

Occasional ales

An example of our specialty beers in Edinburgh

Five Sisters Red IPA 4.3%

The first beer brewed at Alechemy HQ and names after a famous local landmark. A deep amber colour, this red IPA is solely hopped with Chinook. The pine bouquet combines with amber and pale malts to give a wonderfully balanced beer.

Available in: Cask & Bottle
5ive sisters beer specs
An example of the specialty beers offered by our brewery in Edinburgh

Saison D'Étre Hoppy Pale Saison 4.5%

A light refreshing saison made with mountains of late hops for a lightly bitter but very full flavour and aroma

Available in: Bottle
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Black Aye PA Black IPA 4.8%

Or is it a Cascadian dark ale? Porter in colour with a tan head and medium body. Citrus hop aroma with a balance of slight roast and chocolate malts and a crisp dry finish.

Availabe in: Cask & Bottle

Up & Atom IPA 4.8%

A more-ish IPA using American Ahtanum, Chinook and Columbus hops to combine for a wonderful hop profile

Available in: Cask
Black Aye beer specs
A bottle of Carynx specialty beer offered at our brewery

Carynx - Black Saison 6.0%

*LIMITED EDITION to celebrate our 200th brew!*

A rich, complex well hopped dark saison to celebrate our 200th brew! Something a bit special

Available in: Keg & Bottle
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Higildy Figildy Honey & Fig Saison 5.5%

Our collaboration with Beavertown Brewery. This is a light, clean, crisp saison with a subtle honey and spice note. With a delicate fresh aroma this is a very refreshing saison.

Available in: Keg & Bottle

Other occasional ales

Seasonal Specials.
The exceedingly tasty burst IPA range take their names from the kinds of hops we use.

Freestyle Friday Series

A bottle of ale from our brewery in Edinburgh

The Great Cosmati India Pale Ale 7.1%

Colour: Golden

Bitterness: 90 IBU

Showcasing the new Mosaic hops, The Great Cosmati is a Golden IPA with a strong resinous bitter flavour and an aroma of stone fruits. A wonderful complex beer, not for a beginner!
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Auld Rood Belgian Red Ale

Colour: Amber

Bitterness: 45 IBU

A rich amber Belgian style red ale, flavours of dark fruity malts with subtle sweet ester aromas.
One of the beers at our brewery in Edinburgh

Almighty Mofo 7.1%

Colour: Golden

Bitterness: 110 IBU

A golden double IPA with strong sweet citrus aroma and a deep resinous citrus punch with a strong backbone.
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Onyx Black IPA 6.5%

Colour: Black

Bitterness: 77 IBU

A deep black IPA painstakingly hopped every minute for 60minutes. Strong hoppy flavour and a citrus and floral aroma.
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Galaxy Burst IPA 5.3%

Colour: Golden

Bitterness: 65 IBU

Another of our most popular cask products, Galaxy Burst is a light golden ale with a pungent citrus, grapefruit and stone fruit aroma.
Galaxy Burst beer specs
Academic stout specialty beer in Edinburgh

Academic Stout 4.4%

LIMITED EDITION

Colour:
Black

Bitterness: 25 IBU

A deep black stout with a pleasant roasted flavour and a delicate light roast, fruit and floral aroma.
A specialty beer from our brewery

Panacea Whisky Cask Aged Stout 7.5%

LIMITED EDITION

Colour:
Black

Bitterness: 35 IBU

A rich stout made with a Belgian yeast strain and aged in a Speyside whisky cask for four months.
One of our specialty beers in Edinburgh

Higildy Figildy Honey & Fig Saison 5.5%

LIMITED EDITION

Colour: Pale

Bitterness: 30 IBU

Our collaboration with Beavertown Brewery. This is a light, clean, crisp saison with a subtle honey and spice note. With a delicate fresh aroma this is a very refreshing saison.
Dark beer in a bottle

Carynx - Black Saison 6.0%

*LIMITED EDITION to celebrate our 200th brew!*

Colour: Black

Bitterness: 80 IBU

A rich, complex well hopped dark saison to celebrate our 200th brew! Something a bit special.

Freestyle Fursday Series*

*normally freestyle Fridays, but it was a Thursday, lets not split hairs!
Beer from our brewery

Melgian Tripel Belgian Strong Ale 9.5%

Colour: Golden

Bitterness: 30 IBU

Brewerd with Melissa cole, this tasty tipple is a Belgian style tripel with ester and spice aromas and the flavour to match. A real taste sensation that should be enjoyed sensibly.
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Hopwork Orange 4.6%

LIMITED EDITION

Colour: Pale golden

A refreshing orange infused pale ale designed with and exclusively for Fuller Thomson. If you're lucky you might find some of this in one of the following pubs: Dukes or Drouthy's in Dundee, The Red Squirrel or Holyrood9a in Edinburgh.
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Ruskie Business Russian Imperial Oatmeal Stout 8.5%

Colour: Black

Our homage to the cinema, film noir and thrilling espionage movies of years past. This is a thick dark imperial stout, with deep complex flavours of liquorice and roasted malts with the aroma to match. This delicious ale should be savoured slowly a few degrees below room temperature.
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Smoke In Your Rye Smoked Rye Beer 5.4%

*Only available at Bramble Bar, Last Word Saloon and Lucky Liquor in Edinburgh*

Plenty of Rye, a tiny portion of smoked malt and stacks of hops!
Smoked rye beer specs

Call us on 01506 413634 - we turn grain into gold!

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